Orthodontic Specialists - Mankato, MN


Welcome to  Orthodontic Specialists of Southern Minnesota!

We want to thank you for taking the time to learn more about our practice, and considering us as you take the first step towards achieving the smile you’ve always wanted! Whether you are a child, adolescent, or adult, we want to work with you to create a smile that you can be proud of and will want to show off to everyone. Our office provides state of the art technology with the latest advancements in orthodontics, all offered in a warm, welcoming atmosphere.  We are excited for the opportunity to meet you, and provide you and your family with beautiful, lasting smiles!  We are conveniently located near you, in the center of Mankato, MN.

our mission

We strive to provide exceptional orthodontic results in a fun, interactive environment.

We focus on specialized care, customized to each individual patient's needs.  Our practice is not volume oriented.  Instead, we want you to feel like you are part of our family and intend to treat you so well, that you will be confident in recommending us to your family and friends.

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See what people are saying about us!

"Dr. Hulwi and his team are wonderful!  He made my son feel completely at ease and explained everything in a way that I could easily understand.  I really appreciated the time he spent with us and his attention to detail.  I also preferred his conservative approach to treatment so we didn't need to pull out any teeth!" 

-Jennifer H, Mankato  


Ortho 101

Have a few questions about orthodontic treatment?  We have answers!  Click below to get more information on common orthodontic questions such as:  What is the best age to start orthodontic treatment?  What should I expect for my first visit?  

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Meet Dr. James J. Hulwi

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